Monday, March 16, 2009

Reese's Mini Reester Bunnies

Yes, the Easter candy has been out since about 12 hours after Christmas was over but I have some how managed to avoid filling my house with pastel colored bunnies and chicks.
That is until I saw the Mini Reester Bunnies. My favorite Reeses product is the classic Reeses Egg, I just think that the Egg has achieved the perfect levels of peanut butter to chocolate. I know that the Reester Bunnies have actually been out for a few years now but I have been unable to pull myself away from the Eggs, so in the interest of a review I tore myself away from the beloved Egg.

The Mini's are somewhere between 2 and 3 inches long and while they are well molded they are very thin. The Center of the bunny is a smear of peanut butter. There's nothing new or special about the chocolate or the peanut butter, on this bar it's mostly about the ratio of the two. This candy is mostly chocolate with just enough peanut butter so that you know it's there. It adds a little bit of grit to the chocolate and cuts the sweetness a little.

I think the deciding factor to if you just like or love the Reester Bunnies is dependant on what part of Reeses Peanut Butter Cups you like more. If you are a fan of the chocolate then these are the Reeses for you. I on the other hand am a fan of the peanut butter so while I like them enough they will never achieve the same status of my beloved Egg.

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Anonymous said...

Thank you for writing this review! My hubby is a MAJOR Reese's fan, so I had to get these Mini Reester Bunnies for him. Did you know about the bigger Reester Bunny, which weighs in at a whopping 5 ounces of... wait for it... MOSTLY peanut butter? :) If you are willing to give the bunnies one more try, I encourage you to find the full size 5 ounce Reester Bunny. Cheers and Happy Reester! :)

Envirohemp said...

ok, so I'm finding this post a year later. Yesterday I was in line at Walmart and discovered the Reester bunnies for the first time. I was tempted to buy them, and asked myself, "I wonder where these are produced." On the package, it just told me these were imported by a Canadian company (I live in Canada), but didn't say where they're made?? Could these be manufactured in China? I can't help but wonder.

Gigi said...

That is a good question. My package that I reviewed is of course long gone, so I couldn't refer back to that. But I happened to be at Walmart this afternoon and out of curiosity I looked at the currant packages of Reester Bunnies and all the currant packaging said was "Distributed by Hershey's" but I did not see any mention as to where the product is actually made.

A Google search also did not come up with much. I hate to say that my official answer is "I dunno" but I dunno!

I sent off a email question on it to Hershey's so let's see if they respond!